Libby Page’s work pushes landscape painting beyond simply what is seen, capturing felt experience and provoking us to look afresh.
Wald (pronounced Valt) is the German word for forest and it is these German Wälder (plural; pronounced Velder) that I have been exploring since the temperature rose above freezing point in these northern climes. One really cute thing about the German language is the...read more
Berlin is one of the leafiest capital cities in the world and these trees take some tending. I stopped in my tracks on the way in to work the other morning as one of the trees along the side of the road had been felled. It had reached a ripe old age by the looks of...read more
I must admit, it was quite a shock to the system moving from sun drenched Southern France to central Berlin, in November. I had mentally prepared myself for the change in light but had overlooked what effect that would have on the colours. The journey to Berlin had...read more
Yey! I laid my brushes down at the end of last week with a sense of satisfaction and triumph. They Are Finished! Back in July I bumped into a friend of mine who asked how the paintings were coming along for my next show coming up in October. "Not great" I replied,...read more
The phone rang… Hello? After 10 years in France I still answer the phone in my best English accent to avoid being sold frozen vegetables and the like. Errr, Bonjour? Libby Page? Ah, oui! C’est moi. I reply. It is every artist’s dream to be called up by a gallery, told...read more